Leigh Film Society Lockdown: Orange Bags of Cinema Sunshine

During the COVID lockdown Leigh Film Society delivered orange bags of DVD’s to vulnerable people in lockdown. Staying connected and providing cinema escapism in a bag.

Leigh Film Society Lockdown: Orange Bags of Cinema Sunshine

Project overview Why the project matters Leigh Film Society are a independent community cinema charity. Established in 2013 we use film screenings to fight against social isolation, create opportunities for young people and support community cohesion. We have many different film screening projects including: Evening Film Society, Afternoon Classic Cinema Club, Annual Short Film Festival, … More

Mencap: Learning Disability Week 2020

Learning Disability Week 2020 will take place online from 15 to 21 June. The theme of the week is the importance of friendships during lockdown. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have all been living in lockdown. This means that many people with a learning disability are feeling isolated, as they have been unable to see their friends and families. We know that people … More

March Network: Creative Isolation

As a mental health network focused on the power of bringing people together with social, cultural and community assets, Covid-19 has thrown us a unique challenge.  With more people socially and physically distancing themselves, we want to share some home-based, creative ways to support mental health during these unique and uncertain times.